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The quote included in the post involves walking our path in a responsible and responsive way. We walk with others. Others walk with us whether it is beside us, behind us, or in front of us. They walk their path, as we, in turn, walk our path.

The etymology of the word truth involves faithfulness to someone or something, beginning with ourselves as we look inward and search for our particular truth. In this sense, truth is unique to each person, but there is  fidelity and faithfulness that serves as a pledge or covenant to other things and people we encounter.

When we walk our path, it is our path, but we find ourselves in the company of others and things. The world and its beings lead us, constrain us and guide, as we lead, constrain, and guide them. We each share our particular truth with thhe world and others in and through these relationships. It is essential to be mindful and attentive to those relationships as we discover our particular truth.

About ivonprefontaine

In keeping with bell hooks and Noam Chomsky, I consider myself a public and dissident intellectual. Part of my work is to move beyond (transcend) institutional dogmas that bind me to defend freedom, raising my voice to be heard on behalf of those who seek equity and justice in all their forms. I completed my PhD in Philosophy of Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA. My dissertation and research was how teachers experience becoming teachers and their role as leaders. I focus on leading, communicating, and innovating in organizations. This includes mindfuful servant-leadership, World Cafe events, Appreciative Inquiry, and expressing one's self through creativity. I offer retreats, workshops, and presentations that can be tailored to your organzations specific needs. I published peer reviewed articles about schools as learning organizations, currere as an ethical pursuit, and hope as an essential element of adult eductaion. I published three poems and am currently preparing my poetry to publish as an anthology of poetry. I present on mindful leadership, servant leadership, schools as learning organizations, how teachers experience becoming teachers, assessement, and critical thinking. I facilitate mindfulness, hospitality retreats. and World Cafe Events using Appreciative Inquiry. I am writing and researching about various forms of leadership, how teachers inform and form their identity as a particular teacher, schools as learning organizations, hope and its anticipatory relationship with the future, and hope as an essential element in learning.

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  1. We learn so much along our path if we are wiling to watch, listen and feel with our heart .My truth seems to change from time to time as new opportunities appear on my path.There are always lessons to be learned.

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  2. “…beginning with ourselves …” Key.

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  3. Ivon….

    I’ve noted your visits to ECR of late, and was very happy to see you back. I also just found out why I haven’t been getting notices of your posts, which is true of a lot of the blogs I follow. Apparently, when WP made some of their changes, the notifications didn’t get transferred over, so, I’ve been going back to turn them on when I find them…. and, I’m glad to be able to come back, as I’ve always enjoyed your brand of thought….

    I’ll be back….

    Nice post by the way… it rather echoes the basic admonition from Epictetus, to wit: “The key to happiness is the clear understanding of one principle. Some things are in your control. And some things are not.”

    See ya.

    gigoid, the dubious

    aka Ned

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